Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park


Are you looking for a safari experience of a lifetime? Welcome to Chobe National Park. Located in northern Botswana, the park is home to some of the most diverse and famous wildlife on earth, including lions, leopards, hippos, giraffes and African elephants. These gentle giants have been sharing this land with humans for more than 10,000 years.

The park’s ecosystem is comprised of savannah grasslands in the south and dense forests in the north. It also has an abundance of rivers that attract a wide variety of animals during the dry season. You can explore over 10,000 square kilometers (3,900 square miles) of incredible terrain on foot or by vehicle as long as your guide accompanies you throughout your trip—it’s best not to go alone here

Chobe National Park

About Chobe

Chobe National Park is located in northern Botswana, along the border with Zambia. It’s one of the largest national parks in Botswana and is home to many different animals including elephants, hippos, lions and crocodiles.

The park covers a total of 15,000 square kilometers (6,000 sq mi), making it roughly the size of Switzerland! The park also has a wide variety of plants including mopane trees which grow up to 30 meters tall. The mopane tree has leaves that look like “mop heads” which gives the name for this type of tree (mopani).

There are many ways to enjoy Chobe National Park – from relaxing on a boat cruise down one of its rivers or hiking through its dense grasslands – it’s up to you! If you’re hoping for an adrenaline rush then take off your shoes while you’re there because there are plenty activities available such as kayaking or swimming in Lake Ngami which borders both sides of Chobe National Park! There are also plenty other attractions like fishing trips where visitors can go out on boats at night with powerful spotlights so they can see more clearly underwater when catching fish such as tigerfish or barbel-head catfish (also known as ‘chub’).

Africa’s best wildlife destination.

Chobe National Park is a game reserve in Botswana, located on the banks of the Chobe River. The park is home to an abundance of wildlife, including elephants, hippos, lions and more. It’s also one of Africa’s oldest safari destinations—back in 1956 it was designated as a national park by Britain’s colonial government after being used as a hunting ground for centuries prior.


Chobe National Park is a popular destination for camping safaris, so it’s no surprise that there are many accommodations options in the area. If you’re looking to book accommodation in Kasane, one of the most common cities in Botswana and close to Chobe National Park, you can use sites like or to compare prices and find the best deals on your trip.

When to visit

When: The best time to visit Chobe National Park is during the dry season. This is from June to October, when you can see wildlife without being interrupted by rain. The rainy season lasts from November through March, so if you want to experience a wetter climate and see more animals in the wild, this would be your best bet. The wet season starts in April and continues into May.

Getting there

Getting to Chobe National Park is easy. There are many options for getting there from most major cities in Africa, as well as from some international destinations. For example, you could fly directly into Kasane, Maun or Victoria Falls. Alternatively, you can also fly into Johannesburg and then catch a connecting flight to one of the airports listed below: Bulawayo; Lusaka; Livingstone; Nairobi; Cape Town or Durban (all these cities have multiple airports).

Accommodation in Kasane

  • You can find a wide range of accommodation options in Kasane. There are hotels, lodges and campsites available for you to choose from. The price range is from affordable to expensive depending on your budget and preferences.
  • If you want the cheapest option, then camp at one of the campsites located in Chobe National Park. These campsites will provide you with basic amenities such as toilets and showers with running water or solar power electricity during the day time only.
  • If you have more money to spend but still do not want to spend too much on your stay while visiting Chobe National Park, then the best option would be a lodge that provides comfortable rooms with air conditioning units installed inside each room as well as private bathrooms equipped with hot showers available 24 hours a day!


In conclusion, I would like to say that the Chobe National Park should definitely be on your list of places to visit if you love nature. There are so many beautiful animals and stunning landscapes that one cannot help but fall in love with this destination. It also has some unique features, such as its riverine forest where elephants come out of hiding during certain times of year.

By Bodroux Mokwasi

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